There’s a battle brewing over microbreweries. For Arizona’s two largest craft beer brewing companies, business is booming. In fact, Four Peaks and San Tan brewing companies are producing so much beer that they’re pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a microbrewery. They’re brushing up against state-imposed caps on the amount of beer a microbrewery can brew.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
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An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
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Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 committees, including six committees that are either new or hybrids of past panels.Read More »
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the biggest opportunity he’ll bring is a chance to pass pet bills that fell victim to Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto stamp.Read More »
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare them illegal, the attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission is urging the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borrowing won't be presenting a truly balanced spending plan to lawmakers in January.Read More »
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits barred long-serving committee Chairman John Kavanagh from running for re-election to the House, and he was elected earlier this month to the Senate.Read More »
As Arizona Democrats engage in a round of post-election soul searching after their 2014 drubbing, some are considering new leadership for their party.Read More »
Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session kicks off with new blood in two of three key leadership posts at the Capitol.Read More »
It’s going to be a new world on the Ninth Floor. After six years, Gov. Jan Brewer is leaving office. In January, the Doug Ducey era begins.Read More »
Three factors have consistently been cited as big contributors to the estimated $1 billion deficit the state will face in fiscal year 2016 and some lawmakers are urging action on the one they actually control — tax cuts from a three year-old economic stimulus bill.Read More »